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Star-studded lineup for Limerick literary festival

Star-studded lineup for Limerick literary festival

by Daragh Frawley daragh@limerickpost.ie INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed writers such as Louis de Bernières, Tim Pat Coogan, Claire Keegan and Kevin Myers feature in the impressive line-up for  this year’s Limerick Literary Festival. Now in its 32nd year, the festival, formerly known as the Kate O’Brien weekend is held in honour of the life and works of […]

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Nora is back on the election trail in Limerick

Nora is back on the election trail in Limerick

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie NORA BENNIS is to run as a candidate in the General Election for the Catholic Democrats in Limerick City. The long-time political activist first stood for election for the European Parliament in 1994 on a ‘Family First’ ticket and left many pundits dumbfounded when many of the big political names of the […]

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Church criticised for ‘too many Traveller weddings’ in County Limerick

Church criticised for ‘too many Traveller weddings’ in County Limerick

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie THE Catholic Church has been criticised for “over accommodating” the Traveller community in Rathkeale with “lavish and expensive” weddings at Christmastime. Speaking at this month’s Adare-Rathkeale district meeting, Fine Gael councillor Stephen Keary said that between 20 and 25 Traveller weddings had taken place in the West Limerick town during the […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Molly Martens denies killing Limerick man Jason Corbett

Molly Martens denies killing Limerick man Jason Corbett

  MOLLY Martens and her father have pleaded NOT guilty this Wednesday to the charges of second degree murder and the voluntary manslaughter of Limerickman Jason Corbett at his North Carolina home last August. The 32-year-old second wife of Jason, together with her father, Thomas Martens (65) – a former FBI agent – were charged last […]

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Oil spill in Limerick

Oil spill in Limerick

Limerick City and County Council is advising motorists to exercise caution due to a 60 kilometre long oil spill from Abbeyfeale in West Limerick to Limerick City.  Council crews and Limerick Fire & Rescue Service are working to deal with the incident.

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Garda appeal for witnesses following fatal crash

Garda appeal for witnesses following fatal crash

GARDAI are appealing for witnesses following a fatal crash at Gooig in Castleconnell on Sunday morning last. Shortly after 6:15am on Sunday morning, a male pedestrian in his 40s was struck by a car and fatally injured at the scene. The driver of the car was uninjured and the man’s body was taken to the University […]

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SPORT

Paul O’Connell Statement on Retirement

Paul O’Connell Statement on Retirement

It is with deep regret that I have decided to retire from professional rugby following medical advice.  I would like to take this opportunity to thank all at Rugby Club Toulonnais for their understanding and support over the past few months. Since sustaining the injury at the World Cup I have been fully focused on […]

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Rugby – Zebo to stay at Munster for two more years

Rugby – Zebo to stay at Munster for two more years

MUNSTER and the IRFU have today confirmed that Simon Zebo has signed a two year deal that will see him remain with the province until at least June 2018. Zebo is the latest of an international trio to commit their future to the province with fellow backs Keith Earls and Conor Murray already putting pen to paper last […]

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Opinion – Nothing ‘Dodged’

Opinion – Nothing ‘Dodged’

CROKE PARK tunnel, 2007. Limerick players depart the dressing room and make their way to the bus. The team had just been defeated by 7 points in the All Ireland final against Kilkenny. This hack holds his dictaphone, almost hoping that no one wants to speak to the media, but also aware that he has […]

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LIFESTYLE

Star-studded lineup for Limerick literary festival

Star-studded lineup for Limerick literary festival

by Daragh Frawley daragh@limerickpost.ie INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed writers such as Louis de Bernières, Tim Pat Coogan, Claire Keegan and Kevin Myers feature in the impressive line-up for  this year’s Limerick Literary Festival. Now in its 32nd year, the festival, formerly known as the Kate O’Brien weekend is held in honour of the life and works of […]

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Full Set album launch

Full Set album launch

TRAD group FullSet will launch their new album at Dolan’s on Saturday February 13. FullSet have been touring around Europe and North America for the past 12 months. The sextet has a long affinity with Limerick, several members met while studying at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. All are looking forward to […]

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#video Changing Trains

#video Changing Trains

  Changing Trains – ‘Let Me Breathe’ Changing Trains have released their second single, ‘Let Me Breathe’ from their album with a remix by producer Sixth Floor View. ‘Let Me Breathe’ is dark story which references the trial and condemnation of Galileo Galilei by Roman Catholic Inquisition in 1633 and how it relates to modern […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Full Set album launch

Full Set album launch

TRAD group FullSet will launch their new album at Dolan’s on Saturday February 13. FullSet have been touring around Europe and North America for the past 12 months. The sextet has a long affinity with Limerick, several members met while studying at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. All are looking forward to […]

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#video Changing Trains

#video Changing Trains

  Changing Trains – ‘Let Me Breathe’ Changing Trains have released their second single, ‘Let Me Breathe’ from their album with a remix by producer Sixth Floor View. ‘Let Me Breathe’ is dark story which references the trial and condemnation of Galileo Galilei by Roman Catholic Inquisition in 1633 and how it relates to modern […]

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Dirty Circus returns

Dirty Circus returns

Galway burlesque cabaret The Dirty Circus returns to Limerick City for more saucy shenanigans this weekend. Dolan’s will be the host a night of all things burlesque and cabaret, with Valentine’s tricks to excite. The Dirty Circus started in Galway four years ago and has grown every year. Each show produced is unique and playing […]

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PHOTOS

Launch of ‘Adventure: Capital’, home from Venice

Launch of ‘Adventure: Capital’, home from Venice

THE night of Thursday 21 at Limerick City Gallery of Art was a major one for visual arts, and for Limerick. This week saw the coming home of Ireland’s work for the 56th Venice Biennale which took place in Autumn. 400,000+ people took the time and interest to pursue its many parts in Italy – […]

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GAA – Donal O’Grady – A career in photos

GAA – Donal O’Grady – A career in photos

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The Alvin Purple Experience Christmas Party Part I

The Alvin Purple Experience Christmas Party Part I

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Other Recent Stories

Star-studded lineup for Limerick literary festival

Star-studded lineup for Limerick literary festival

| February 11, 2016

by Daragh Frawley daragh@limerickpost.ie INTERNATIONALLY acclaimed writers such as Louis de Bernières, Tim Pat Coogan, Claire Keegan and Kevin Myers feature in the impressive line-up for  this year’s Limerick Literary Festival. Now in its 32nd year, the festival, formerly known as the Kate O’Brien weekend is held in honour of the life and works of […]

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Nora is back on the election trail in Limerick

Nora is back on the election trail in Limerick

| February 11, 2016

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie NORA BENNIS is to run as a candidate in the General Election for the Catholic Democrats in Limerick City. The long-time political activist first stood for election for the European Parliament in 1994 on a ‘Family First’ ticket and left many pundits dumbfounded when many of the big political names of the […]

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Church criticised for ‘too many Traveller weddings’ in County Limerick

Church criticised for ‘too many Traveller weddings’ in County Limerick

| February 11, 2016

by Alan Jacques alan@limerickpost.ie THE Catholic Church has been criticised for “over accommodating” the Traveller community in Rathkeale with “lavish and expensive” weddings at Christmastime. Speaking at this month’s Adare-Rathkeale district meeting, Fine Gael councillor Stephen Keary said that between 20 and 25 Traveller weddings had taken place in the West Limerick town during the […]

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Molly Martens denies killing Limerick man Jason Corbett

Molly Martens denies killing Limerick man Jason Corbett

| February 10, 2016

  MOLLY Martens and her father have pleaded NOT guilty this Wednesday to the charges of second degree murder and the voluntary manslaughter of Limerickman Jason Corbett at his North Carolina home last August. The 32-year-old second wife of Jason, together with her father, Thomas Martens (65) – a former FBI agent – were charged last […]

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Full Set album launch

Full Set album launch

| February 10, 2016

TRAD group FullSet will launch their new album at Dolan’s on Saturday February 13. FullSet have been touring around Europe and North America for the past 12 months. The sextet has a long affinity with Limerick, several members met while studying at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance. All are looking forward to […]

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